Eye Protection Basics Video

Laura D. Cook, discusses eye damage by the sun and who is most at risk for eye damage due to sun exposure
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Host: Who is most at risk for eye damage due to sun exposure? Dr. Laura D. Cook: Everyone is at risk for sun exposure. It's mostly the same patients who are at risk for skin cancers are the ones at higher risk for ocular complications from sun exposure. Those patients who are fair eyed, fairly complected, of Northern European or Western European descent. However, we recommend that all patients exercise caution with respect to sun exposure.

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